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Agnew Inquiry / Subpoenas #226082

CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 05, 1973
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(Studio) Vice President Spiro Agnew's lawyers issue subpoenas to discover origin of news leaks effecting Maryland Agnew probe.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Justice Department refuses comment with regard to alleged subpoenas issued to Attorney General Elliot Richardson, assistant Attorney General Henry Petersen, United States attorney George Beall. Lawyers serve subpoenas on reporters incling. CBS's Fred Graham. Subpoenas issued to "Time" and "Newsweek" magazines. Reactions follow [Vice President "Time" magazine Donald WILSON - believes sources for news leaks shouldn't be supplied in Agnew probe; intends to keep sources private.] Other reactions summarized incling. CBS president, and "DC Post."
REPORTER: Phil Jones

(Studio) If reporters refuse to reveal sources, jail sentence for contempt of court likely. Agnew's lawyers' argument with regard to Baltimore probe reviewed.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Baltimore, Maryland) Govt.'s argument outlined re; immunity for Vice President in kickback allegations. Govt's. key witness Jerome Wolfe ready to testify against Agnew.
REPORTER: Robert Schakne

Cronkite, Walter;
Jones, Phil;
Schakne, Robert

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